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Australian Gothic Theatre Teacher PD with Dr Stephen Carleton

sub1 *Limited Seats Available*
   PLAYWRIGHT: Stephen Carleton
$ 89.00

When: Wednesday August 1, 6.30pm – 9pm

Where: Playlab Rehearsal Room, Mezzanine Level, 30 Herschel Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

Cost: $89.00 (includes a free copy of Constance Drinkwater and the Final Days of Somerset by Stephen Carleton)

Join one of the most prolific masters of Australian Gothic Theatre, Dr Stephen Carleton, as he guides participants to a deeper understanding of one of Australia’s most iconic styles of theatrical writing. With a wealth of experience spanning writing, researching, and teaching Gothic Drama, Stephen’s workshop is sure to prepare any educator to tackle this unit within the syllabus. 

Stephen Carleton is a multi award winning Brisbane-based playwright and academic. His plays have been produced across Australia and won awards including the Griffin Theatre Award (2014) for The Turquoise Elephant, and the Patrick White Playwrights’ Award (2005) and New Dramatists’ Award (2006) for Constance Drinkwater and the Final Days of Somerset (an Australian gothic theatre classic), and the Brisbane City Council Matilda Award for best new Australian work for Bastard Territory (2016). These plays and others including The Narcissist (2007) and Hotel Beche de Mer (2014) have been shortlisted for a range of awards including the Queensland Premier’s Drama Award, Queensland Literary Awards (Drama) and the AWGIE’s.

Stephen’s main area of theatre research is Gothic drama, where he has been published on Australian Gothic and is currently extending this into the Gothic from Ireland, the UK, the USA, Canada, South Africa and New Zealand. He also has a background in Postcolonial drama, Australian Drama, Spatial Inquiry, and Cultural Geography. He also is co-creator of the Cultural Atlas of Australia with his University of Queensland colleagues.


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